Chicory Plant Information & Identification

Chicory is grown and harvested for its root and tender shoots.

CHICORY Chicory – Cichorium intybus / COMPOSITAE Sunflower family Other Common Names: Blue Sailors, Wild Succory, Common Chicory Root, Succory, Wild Chicory, Wild Endive, Chickory General: Chicory is native to Northern Africa, Western Asia and Europe. Sometime in the near past, European settlers brought chicory to North America. After that, like European starlings, the rest […]